Definitions for "Checks"
Splits in timber caused by uneven seasoning. See also knife checks.
Splits or cracks in a board, ordinarily caused by seasoning.
Surface ripples and cracks induced by torming.
Keywords:  casino, chips, suspicion, poker, undue
A casino term for tokens - used instead of money.
A standard negotiable instrument.
Less common term for chips.
Keywords:  amend, imposed, branch, vesting, void
and balances -- Limits imposed on all branches of government by giving each the right to amend acts of the other branches.
and Balances: A system of limits imposed by the Constitution of the United States on all branches of a government by vesting in each branch the right to amend or void those acts of another that fall within its jurisdiction.
(C), a constraint. Ensures that a field value falls within certain parameters like a range of accepted values.
The Checks are the make-up and hair checks that are carried out before each 'take'. These are done to ensure good continuity for the scene. They can be rather repetitive but you should always be patient with the staff - they are doing their job.
Keywords:  squares, details, pattern
A pattern of squares. Details...
Keywords:  sum, written, bank, directing, business
written orders directing a bank to pay a person or business a specific sum of money.